Apple Trees
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Why did the bark on the trunk of my apple trees split?

Zone Holland NY 14080 | garlicgrower7 added on January 6, 2019 | Answered

Trees are 4-6yrs old, were pruned for the 1st time this fall. What should I do? Thanks for your time and assistance. Kim

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BushDoctor
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Answered on January 6, 2019

This seems to be a case of what is called frost crack. This article will explain: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/cracking-tree-trunks.htm

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